The U.S. Department of Education opened an investigation into the data-sharing practices between Florida’s Pasco County sheriff’s office and school district.
The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) is probing whether any of the data records of 533 million Facebook users published over the weekend were leaked after the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Information commissioner says the chat app committed in 2017 not to share contact and user information.
Confusion over an update to Facebook-owned chat platform WhatsApp’s terms and conditions has triggered an intervention by Italy’s data protection agency.
The Data Protection Commission warned it was “acutely strained” as it grappled with cases involving giant multinational tech companies and rising complaints from members of the public.
The new policy means users outside the EU and UK must agree to more of their data being shared to Facebook for advertising purposes.